Places To Go, People To See
5/18/2023, 6 p.m.
Dominion Energy Riverrock
Organized by: Dominion Energy
Where it takes place: The trail network surrounding the James River, and numerous parks in Richmond.
When it takes place: Throughout the day from Friday, May 19, to Sunday, May 21
Cost: Price varies for each activity, and includes some select free events.
More information: www.riverrockrva.com
Lebanese Food Festival
Organized by: Lebanese Food Festival.
Where it takes place: St. Anthony Maronite Church, 4611 Sadler Road.
When it takes place: Friday, May 19, to Sunday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Cost: Varies for food purchased.
More information: 804-277-9566, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.lebanesefoodfestival.com
Arts on the Lawn
Organized by: Hermitage Richmond.
Where it takes place: Hermitage Richmond, 1600 Westwood Ave.
When it takes place: Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More information: www.hermitagerichmond.org/arts-on-the-lawn, or contact Jennifer Young at CulturalArtsHermitageRichmond@pinnacleliving.org or 804-474-1802.
The 25th Annual Asian American Celebration
Organized by: The Asian American Society of Central Virginia.
Where it takes place: Greater Richmond Convention Center at 403 N. 3rd St.
When it takes place: Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
More information: www.bit.ly/aac2023 or email@example.com
First Fridays at the VMHC
Organized by: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Where it takes place: The Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd.
When it takes place: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the first Friday of each month.
Cost: Free after-hours admission to the museum.
More information: secure.virginiahistory. org/1912/1913
Manchester Manifest First Fridays
Organized by: Manchester Manifest and Crenius LLC.
Where it takes place: Southside Richmond at 1309 Hull St.
When it takes place: 5 p.m. to midnight on the first Friday of each month.
More information: www.instagram.com/manchestermanifest
The 23rd season of the Riverfront Canal Cruises
Organized by: Venture Richmond.
Where it takes place: The Turning Basin at 139 Virginia St.
When it takes place: The 23rd season runs Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 7 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. through September.
Cost: Tickets: $12 for adults, $8 for children between ages 5 to 12 years, and $8 for seniors 65 years and older. Children ages 4 or younger can ride for free. Tickets sold on a first-come, first serve basis in person and online.
More information: www.venturerichmond.com/our-services/riverfront-canal-cruises
Friday Cheers 38th Concert Season
Organized by: Friday Cheers.
Where it takes place: Brown’s Island.
When it takes place: Every Friday in May and June from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Cost: All tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Free for children ages 12 and under.
More information: www.venturerichmond.com/our-events/friday-cheers
Playing With Light
Organized by: Science Museum of Virginia.
Where it takes place: Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St.
When it takes place: Runs nearly every day except Mondays, from 9:30 a.m to 5 p.m., until Sunday, Aug. 20.
More information: www.smv.org/explore/things-to-do/playing-light/
200 Years, 200 Stories - An Exhibition
Organized by: The Library of Virginia.
Where it takes place: The Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St.
When it takes place: On view daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Saturday, Oct. 28
More information: www.lva-virginia.libcal.com/event/10024643
PopUp RVA at the Diamond
Organized by: PopUp RVA.
Where it takes place: The Richmond Diamond 3001 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd.
When it takes place: Every Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., until Saturday, Oct. 21
Cost: Free attendance.
More information: www.popupmarketrva.com